A free resource highlighting the Monadnock Region’s best & brightest hikes.
Nestled in the quiet southwest corner of New Hampshire, the Monadnock Region boasts dozens of miles of trails to explore.
From the simple pathways of MacDowell Dam & local rail trails to the grandeur of Mount Monadnock, there are nearly endless opportunities for every body & ability to enjoy the outdoors.
Why head outdoors?
The evidence is compelling that spending time in nature is a simple & effective way to engage in physical activity, which has notable benefits to our physical & mental health, including –
- increasing natural killer cells
- decreasing stress levels
- improving creativity
- lowering depression
- decreasing rumination
- easing PTSD
- improving our sense of subjective-well-being.
Exploring the Monadnock Region’s numerous conservation lands also provides an opportunity to see new places, meet new people & explore the quaint towns that reflect the rich character of this region.
What you’ll find
In this guide, you’ll find write-ups for more than two dozen local hikes, including –
- Location & directions
- Links to existing trail maps
- Parking information
- Whether it’s dog-friendly
- Fees (if any)
- Other amenities available on-site (if any)
- Approximate time to complete the hike
- A short description of what to expect on the trails
- Links to other write-ups & resources
Lace up & head outdoors!
Whether you’re looking to become more active & you aren’t sure where to start, or you’re a seasoned hiker who wants to explore a new spot, this guide will help you find your next great adventure.
Be sure to check back often as it’s updated with additional locations to enjoy, and share with others who want to enjoy all the best this stunning region has to offer!
Ready to hit the trails? Get started below.
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